It is important to create the ideal resume, and a well-written cover letter can significantly increase your chances of getting an interview. It is your chance to expand on your resume and relate your industry-specific accomplishments in a way that emphasizes why you are the perfect fit for the job. Read this free retail assistant cover letter sample to see how to draft a compelling cover letter. I have six years of retail sales-related experience.
If you are keen to be a retail assistant then you will ideally have previous experience of retail and if not then a passion for the products you are looking to sell. To be a good retail assistant you will need to be good with people, have excellent communication skills and have a passion for doing well from a selling point of view where you could make commission or bonuses for selling the most. You will need to be an outgoing person to do this role well and be hard working. Working in retail is hard work as you will be on your feet for a long period of time and talking to customers, dealing with stock, helping to keep the store clean etc. If you have found a role in which you would like to apply for, please see the below covering letter example which you use as a guide.
I have a great deal of retail experience having worked in a pet store for the past seven years. In my position as Pet Store Associate at Pets in the Park I perform a number of duties including stocking shelves caring for animals and assisting customers. I am knowledgeable about animal care and enjoy every sharing information with pet store customers. As a hard working employee I have no problem performing every task assigned to me and I get along well with my co-workers. I go above and beyond to have a thorough understanding of all of the animals inventory and product sold in the shop.
Your ad seeking a results-focused Assistant Store Manager caught my eye, as I am a talented retail professional looking to join the team at a growing establishment. My outgoing personality and strong multi-tasking ability are an asset to any retail environment, as are my communication and leadership skills. Our outlet has seen a noticeable improvement in profits as a result of my results-oriented customer engagement.